EPISODE GUIDE--SEASON TWO--Fridays at 8:00pm
The Human Element
It's Nanny versus the computer in "The Human Element" as the series begins its second season. Her belief in the human mystique is put to the test when the professor arranges a computer match for a pal and a computerized race for Nanny's vintage car. Cameo Role: Charles Nelson Reilly. Guest Cast: Poole: Jack Kruschen. Larry: Keith Luckett.
The Haunted House
The professor is skeptical, Nanny is noncommittal, and a parapsychologist is a true believer as they investigate the children's report of ghostly manifestations in an abandoned house. Guest cast: Jack Albertson, Joey Foreman.
Wishing on a star and pixie powers are devices used by Nanny to help Prudence and the Professor. Prudence wants a role in her school play; Everett's trying to land a new professor for the university. Guest cast: Carraway: Arthur O'Connell. Martin: Lee Delano. Mrs. Baker: Jan Shutan.
Also Brenda Kelly.
Butch breaks his father's lucky putter, leaving it squarely up to Nanny to convince the Professor he can win a tournament without it (as ESP expert has assured Everett he's going to lose). Guest cast: Englund: Joe Cypher. Also Patrick O'Moore.
A Letter For Nanny
The sight of Nanny weeping over a mysterious letter sends the Everetts into a frenzy of activity to keep her happy. Guest cast: Mailman: Don Beddoe.
The Great Broadcast of 1936
What's strange about listening to the radio? Nothing at all, except that Nanny's old radio is apparently reliving its heyday--it's broadcasting programs from the Thirties. Guest cast: Miss Bradshaw: Bridget Hanley. Also Burt Mustin, Mike Sims.
The Masculine-Feminine Mystique
Two male-ego crises: the Professor is sorely tried by his new assistant, a militant feminist; son Hal is being humiliated by a girl baseball prodigy. Guest cast: Dr. Carlson: Abby Dalton. Mrs. Fowler:
Patsy Garrett. Francine: Eileen Baral. Also Roger Perry.
The India Queen
A strange voyage is in store for Prof. Everett. It's the result of Nanny's rainy day suggestion that the boys build a raft. Guest cast: Old Salt: Paul Bryar. Lineman: Ted Grossman. Delivery Man:
Back To Nature
Nanny's determined to take the Everetts on a camping trip. She's trying to get the Professor to assist in preserving a wilderness area. Guest cast: Roger Perry.
Butch's Canadian pen pal arrives out of the blue, claiming that his parents let him hitchhike all the way from Manitoba. Guest cast: Billy: Lee Casey. Parsons: Van Williams. Mrs. Parsons:
Carolyn Conwell. Jackwith: Fredd Wayne.
My Son, The Sitter
Nanny overcomes the Professor's objections to having 12-year old Hal baby-sit for his brother and sister. It's a victory that everyone has cause to rue. Guest cast: Dr. Neilson: Aneta Corsaut. Mary Ann: Patty Bodeen. Also Pat Morita, Eileen Baral and Patsy Garrett.
From Butch, With Love
Everett starts Butch on a savings account to teach him the wisdom of thrift. But the boy becomes an obsessive hoarder, even charing the family for odd jobs. Guest cast: Haller: Eddie Mayehoff. Also Joe Mell, Helena Hatcher.
The Humanization of Herbert T. Peabody
"The Humanization of Herbert T. Peabody" is Nanny's campaign to restore an embittered recluse to the human race. Guest cast: Peabody: Paul Winchell. Robinson: Dabney Coleman. Also Vincent Van Patten.
A Diller, A Dollar
Prudence's first day at school offers the usual excitement bordering on panic, and that goes for the teacher as well: it's her first day also. Guest cast: Laurel: Katherine Justice. Also
Herbert Anderson, Eric Olson.
Van Johnson plays Uncle Bob Everett, who pays a visit just in time to give his brother a fresh perspective on Butch and Hal's latest hassle: separate rooms.
The Human Fly
The distinguished actor John Mills joins his daughter Juliet (Nanny) in this episode about Nanny's eccentric Uncle Alfred, who holds the children enthralled with his wonderful stories--and a human-fly act.
Guest stars: John Mills, Tommy Tune, Eric Shea and Lisa Doremus.
The Man Who Came to Pasta
Cesar Romero plays Fabrizio Schlavoni, a famous Italian director whose arrival stirs the Everett household with excitement...until his visit is prolonged by a siege of gout. Guest stars: Cesar Romero, Shep Sanders, Alfred Dennis, Patsy Garrett and Eileen Baral.
The Art of Relationships
Nanny enrolls in night school, taking "The Art of Relationships" a course taught by a playboy professor eager to give her private lessons. Guest cast: Roger: Bert Convy. Maureen: Karen Huston. Fisk: Noam Pitlik. Also Ryan MacDonald and Cindy
The Balloon Ladies
Ida Lupino and character actress Marjorie Bennett star as "The Balloon Ladies," two of Nanny's loveable aunts who draw a mob of reporters, tourists and Fem Libbers when they descend on the Everetts, quite literally, in a balloon. Guest cast: Justine: Ida Lupino. Agatha: Marjorie Bennett. Mrs. Fowler: Patsy Garrett.
Miss Millstone: Jeanne Cooper. Pennybrook: Maurice Dallimore. Also Don Beddoe.
Visiting the Everetts: a 12 year old prodigy who keeps everyone on his toes except a deflated Hal--once resident genius, now second best. Guest cast: Todd
Baron, Dave Willock, George Barrows.
How Many Candles?
The children get precious little help from Nanny in solving the mystery of her passport--it makes her nearly 107 years old. Juliet Mills (Nanny) wrote the script.
Guest cast: Mrs. Rumble: Ruth McDevitt. Rumble: Percy Helton. Also Steven Perry.
The Unknown Factor
Everett and son Butch wrestle with the requirements of the fairness code. Butch plans to win a contest by unethical means; his dad is tempted to give preferential treatment to a scholarship student.
Nanny and the kids stage an evening of amateur entertainment to finance the restoration of a decrepit park fountain. Vaudevillian Eddie Foy, Jr. plays a straight role as Finchley, the park custodian. . Guest cast: Atwood: James Millhollin. Francine: Eileen Baral.
The Communication Gap
Everett gets a love note meant for a student and jumps to the wrong conclusion. Worse, his discouraging word to the lovesick coed only piques her interest. Guest cast: Susan: Elizabeth Baur. Also Tommy Tune.